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PhotosEdit

Hello Indy beetle! I wanted to ask whether you could add photos of Isaac Maliyamungu and Juma Butabika to their articles? At least photos of the former can be found in Cross the Gun to which you have access. The only photos of Maliyamungu I was able to find belong to Alamy and therefore do not fall under fair use. Applodion (talk) 15:48, 27 January 2019 (UTC)

@Applodion: Cross to the Gun was a book I acquired through my university's inter-library loan system. I returned it a couple weeks ago, but have just submitted another request to check it out. It should take a few days for it to be delivered. I do not recall any photos of Maliyamungu in there but I'll check again. I'd also like top take this time to ask you if Wars and Insurgencies of Uganda 1971–1994 says anything about the Battle of Sembabule? Both Cross to the Gun and Avirgan and Honey's War in Uganda have something to say about it, but their information is very conflicting. -Indy beetle (talk) 19:57, 27 January 2019 (UTC)
Ah, okay! Thank you for checking. I was asking due to the preview here, which shows Maliyamungu on one photo in the book. In regard to Wars and Insurgencies of Uganda 1971–1994: The book is rather short in general, and is mostly based on works you have access to, though the authors did their own research as well - most of the latter is focused on aircraft / air warfare, however, as that is Cooper's forte. The book devotes roughly half a page to Sembabule, and essentially records the battle like this:
A Tanzanian task force advance from Mbarara toward the north-west, and its 205th Brigade is ordered to intercept the Tiger Regiment. Inexperienced in hill combat, the 205th Brigade runs into elements of the Tiger Regiment, entrenched near Sembabule. The Tanzanians first retreat, regroup, and then attack and capture the Ugandan positions, but the Tiger regiment retakes them on the next day. For two weeks, back-and-forth fighting takes place, and the Ugandans regularily decapitate and set up the corpses of Tanzanian soldiers, demotivating parts of the 205th Brigade to such an degree that they essentially start to avoid combat. About 20 Tanzanians are killed during this time.
Then, Brig Muhiddin Kirmario takes over command of the brigade from Maj-Gen Myunga, and changes the approach to combat. He goes to the frontline, meets and reassures the 205th's officers and soldiers, telling them that he will fight alongside them. Furthermore, instead of using small-units tactics like his predecessor, he orders "advance to contact" tactics to use the strength of the entire brigade to overwhelm the Ugandans. This way, the 205th manages to take the Tiger Regiment's positions, killing 25 Ugandans and forcing the rest to flee. Nevertheless, combat in the area does not end, and Sembabule is only captured later on 5 April. At the same time, elements of the Tiger Regiment stalled parts of the 206th Tanzanian Brigade during their advance on Ntungamo further south. Applodion (talk) 22:13, 27 January 2019 (UTC)
The Tanzania-Uganda war in pictures might also have images of Maliyamungu. Applodion (talk) 22:29, 27 January 2019 (UTC)
@Applodion: Thank you for the summary of Cooper & Fontanellaz. It sounds like they're using Avirgan & Honey's material. Also, The Tanzania-Uganda war in pictures, which I currently have, does not contain any such pictures. It's a compilation of photos taken by a Tanzanian journalist, who traveled through Uganda in the TPDF's wake. He has pictures of all the important Tanzanian and UNLF commanders, but none of any of the Amin regime. -Indy beetle (talk) 00:22, 28 January 2019 (UTC)
One of the references for the section about Sembabule is indeed Cooper & Fontanellaz. However, Cooper & Fontanellaz also reference Yoweri Museveni's Sowing the mustard seed, namely pages 98-100, for the battle at Sembabule, though I am not sure whether Museveni reports much about it. Applodion (talk) 10:48, 28 January 2019 (UTC)
@Applodion: I've just checked those pages in the book, and Museveni says nothing about it. Sembabule is only mentioned directly once, on page 101, and it doesn't offer any new information. -Indy beetle (talk) 13:06, 28 January 2019 (UTC)
Ok, then the Museveni reference was probably for the concurrent fighting in southern and western Uganda that the authors mentioned in the same paragraph as Sembabule. Anyway, this article by a Tanzanian soldier states that the battle lasted "three weeks", that the Tanzanians fought the Suicide Regiment there, that the officer replacement took place, and that the town fell on 5 April 1979. Sorry that I could not help more. Applodion (talk) 17:23, 28 January 2019 (UTC)
@Applodion: That actually throws some clarity on the situation, because that source reconciles some of the differences between Avirgan & Honey and Rwehururu. I've started a draft here, if you're interested. Once I get Cross to the Gun back it will be easier to make some progress on it. -Indy beetle (talk) 22:51, 28 January 2019 (UTC)
@Applodion: Photo of Maliyamungu added. -Indy beetle (talk) 04:15, 29 January 2019 (UTC)
Great, thank you! I will help with your draft when I find the time. Applodion (talk) 11:49, 29 January 2019 (UTC)

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Battle of LiraEdit

Hello, Indy beetle! As you have already seen, I have created "Battle of Lira" and used Google snippets from Avirgan & Honey in order to piece together their account. While doing so, I was unable to access certain parts of their description of the events, so that the prelude and battle section are incomplete. If you have some time in the future, could you perhaps fill out the missing parts? Applodion (talk) 08:47, 26 February 2019 (UTC)

@Applodion: I am fairly busy this week, but I will certainly cross-reference with Avirgan and Honey when I have the time. I was also flipping through Baldwin Mzirai's book last night and found a chapter where he discusses some of the action at Lira, so I will also see if he has any other information to add. -Indy beetle (talk) 16:54, 26 February 2019 (UTC)
Thank you! It is great that Mzirai might have more information on the battle. Perhaps his account will explain why one Ugandan soldier who wrote a book and mentioned the Battle of Lira (Survival: A Soldier's Story; it is self-published, and thus unusable for the article), described the fighting at Lira as among the heaviest of the entire war, whereas all other sources I read so far basically portray it as completely one-sided. Applodion (talk) 17:44, 26 February 2019 (UTC)

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Gamal Abdel Nasser AirbaseEdit

Hi Indy beetle. I won't be reverting your edit, but let me clear some confusion, for future reference.

Digital Globe, Landsat/Copernicus, Airbus/CNES, et al. images are primary sources.

Google Earth, Google Earth Historical Imagery, Google Maps, Bing Maps, and HERE Maps are secondary sources, not primary sources.

Google Earth editors select and combine imagery from these sources to best show features that the editors feel are important. They stitch together patches and align them to WGS84, homogenize color variations, then overlay elevation data from USGS NED and other sources. They also overlay other features like borders, roads, town names, etc. Their historical imagery are likewise edited.

Then they publish on the internet. Maybe half the smartphones on the planet use their published maps and data.

Cptmrmcmillan (talk) 18:53, 22 March 2019 (UTC)

@Cptmrmcmillan: Ok, but are they describing what is present on the airbase? In terms of the information relevant to the Gamal Abdel Nasser Airbase article, if we are interpreting elements of the photograph that have no secondary description (unlike when Google Maps labels roads and lakes and we discuss that, for example), then how would it be any different than looking at any other photo and citing it as a source? -Indy beetle (talk) 20:37, 22 March 2019 (UTC)
Good point. I usually use the historical imagery for verification of other information, e.g. when there is no airport at the coords we have for it. The older imagery might show that it was there, but they built apartments on the land after some date. Google Maps uses the same image as Google Earth, which normally has the image date at the bottom, but Earth editors don't always use the most current image. Cptmrmcmillan (talk) 04:24, 24 March 2019 (UTC)

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Battle of Bukulula (Lukuya ?)Edit

Hello, Indy beetle! I want to ask for your opinion on the fighting discussed in this artucle: Musuya: The Tanzanian general who ruled Uganda for three days. Musuya describes several battles of the war, including one at Bukulula. Musuya served as commander of the 19th Battalion which was part of the 208th Brigade, so his story should be at least somewhat reliable. At first, I assumed that the conflict for Bukulula was a separate battle, sometime after the Battle of Masaka and before the Battle of Lukaya. However, this does not fit into any other account of the war, not to mention that a "Battle of Bukulula" is mentioned nowhere else. However, after re-reading the article, I am inclined to believe that this battle for Bukulula (which is close to Lukaya and on the road to Masaka) was actually part of the Battle of Lukaya:

  • First, Musuya tells us that Amin ordered 2,500 soldiers under Isaac Maliyamungu to retake Masaka. This fits into the prelude for Lukaya (about 3,000 soldiers amassed for a counter-attack, Maliyamungu being one of the Ugandan commanders). He also explains that inexperienced Tanzanian forces were beaten at Bukulula. This probably refers to the 201st Brigade's defeat at Lukaya. As Bukulula is close to Lukaya, it is not a strech to imagine that this location was usually subsumed under Lukaya in most accounts of the battle.
  • Musuya tells us that he was ordered to capture Bukulula, and that there was some fighting in the night. On the next morning, his unit lured the Ugandans into attacking them, and routed them, and then advanced toward Lukaya. This part of his story appears to be new, and seems to contradict the usual accounts which state that the Ugandan-led forces did almost nothing after capturing Lukaya, and were directly overwhelmed by the 208th Brigade's counter-attack on early 11 March. However, Musuya commanded just one battalion, so his account of the fighting is probably limited to Bukulula and was a smaller engagement than he suggets. Accordingly, the accounts about artillery bombardement routing the Ugandan-led troops possibly took place after the limited Ugandan attack near Bukulula.
  • He tells us that another night went by (he say that the battle lasted three days). This is a problem, but perhaps here he is simply not correctly rembering things. Musuya recounts that "the same night Amin's soldiers wanted to do a counterattack from Lukaya where they had relocated. From Bukulula they ran towards Lukuya which has only one route towards the Katonga Bridge". This is somewhat confusing, but it seems like he wants to say that the Ugandans attempted an counter-attack, but their forces fled from Bukulula and Lukaya in disarray, allowing the Tanzanians to take Lukaya. This fits the existing narrative of other accounts quite well. The attempted counter-attack was probably Sule's tank assault.

What do you think? If Musuya is really retelling the Battle of Lukaya, we could quite a lot more details to the battle's article. Applodion (talk) 11:44, 1 April 2019 (UTC)

  • @Applodion: Msuya is most probably speaking of the Battle of Lukaya, but if we were to incorporate his narrative I'm not sure how this could be done. For one, his account includes info that is not even touched upon by Kisuule, Avirgan & Honey, or Mzirai (and Mzirai interviewed many high and lower ranking officers of the TPDF to create his book; thus the fact that Msuya is not named in his account of the Lukaya engagement makes me concerned). Furthermore, Msuya's unit was part of the 208th Brigade. The 208th Brigade seems to have been brought into action around the northern flank of Lukaya according to other accounts, not to the south, where most maps on the internet seem to place Bukulula. Msuya also suggests that Lukaya was taken by the TPDF's pursuit of Ugandan soldiers, whereas the other sources suggest that the town was occupied after the forces stationed there were subject to a devastating pincer attack. -Indy beetle (talk) 05:17, 2 April 2019 (UTC)
While it is true that Msuya is not mentioned in other accounts that does not mean that he or his unit were not present at the battle; honestly, I think that if he were lying about his experiences, he would have described the battle as commonly done, and not included Bukulula, which is not mentioned elsewhere. His story is probably vastly exaggerated (600 Ugandan dead, etc.), but it might still be true. Regardless, after thinking about it, you are right. If his info currently contradicts the other accounts, we should exclude it from the main part. Perhaps we could add a note, however, stating that Msuya's account exists though its reliability remains unclear. We can only hope that a historian will sort out this mess in the future. Applodion (talk) 14:47, 2 April 2019 (UTC)
@Applodion: I've added a small note about his account. -Indy beetle (talk) 21:26, 3 April 2019 (UTC)

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The New York Times article Slow‐Motion Conquest in Uganda explains: "As he spoke, three. Tanzanian tanks, a Chinese version of the Soviet‐made T‐54 and two Chinese‐made T‐34's, moved up the road." Are you sure that the tanks had been correctly identified. Maybe the journalist made a confusion between a T-34 and a Type 62 tank? Tanzania is known to have used Type 62 tanks during the war but not any T-34s - Tanzania received 30 Type 62 in 1970-1972 (select China and Tanzania), and Uganda is said by this self-published blog article to have been fielding T-34s against the Tanzanian Type 62. Maybe the mention of the type of tanks should be removed.--Le Petit Chat (talk) 08:30, 22 April 2019 (UTC)

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Books & Bytes, Issue 33Edit

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A barnstar for you!Edit

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1969 Curacao uprisingEdit

Hi,

Sorry to bother you, but I was wondering if you might take another look at this FAC. I hope that I've addressed all your comments.--Carabinieri (talk) 17:53, 11 June 2019 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLVIII, June 2019Edit

 
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A barnstar for you!Edit

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For your hard work on Uganda military history, on articles such as Battle of Entebbe and Battle of Bondo. Great to see quality for Africa! ♦ Dr. Blofeld 17:55, 20 June 2019 (UTC)

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Books & Bytes Issue 34, May – June 2019Edit

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The Bugle: Issue CLIX, July 2019Edit

 
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BarnstarEdit

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I had not yet thanked you properly for your great contributions and help in creating magnificent, high-quality articles about the Uganda–Tanzania War. It has been a pleasure to work with you on these articles! Applodion (talk) 09:48, 2 September 2019 (UTC)

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The Bugle: Issue CLXI, September 2019Edit

 
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Books & Bytes – Issue 35, July – August 2019Edit

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More toolsEdit

Hi Indy beetle. I couldn't help wondering, given all the work you do with obscure figures (or at least those obscure to the English-speaking intelligentsia) whether you would find the admin tools useful in your work. I know you primarily do content creation, but the ability to move pages and view deleted content is often helpful; and I thought it possible that you would be interested in working at DYK. If you're at all interested, let me know; I don't think you're ready just yet but you could be without too much effort. Vanamonde (Talk) 00:42, 30 September 2019 (UTC)

Hello Vanamonde93. It's kind of you to suggest that I might benefit from admin tools, but frankly in my work for content creation I don't really see them being necessary. Viewing deleted content would be hypothetically helpful and I have found myself at times wishing I had better page moving tools (and wishing I could block those IP vandals who think they're clever enough to disrupt an obscure page), but I don't see them as a must. A better library and translator would do me far more good! And frankly, the kind of admins Wikipedia needs right now are more on the maintenance and dispute intervention side of things, which aren't what I'd be ready to pledge myself to. However, the DYK section does sound more interesting, as I am always open to finding more ways to promote obscure but informative content. -Indy beetle (talk) 05:26, 30 September 2019 (UTC)
Fair enough. Why don't you explore DYK, and we can revisit this conversation in a few months. Vanamonde (Talk) 14:40, 30 September 2019 (UTC)

AfroCine: Join the Months of African Cinema this October!Edit

Greetings!

After a successful first iteration of the “Months of African Cinema” last year, we are happy to announce that it will be happening again this year, starting from October 1! In the 2018 edition of the contest, about 600 Wikipedia articles were created in at least 8 languages. There were also contributions to Wikidata and Wikimedia commons, which brought the total number of wikimedia pages created during the contest to over 1,000.

The AfroCine Project welcomes you to October, the first out of the two months which have been dedicated to creating and improving content that centre around the cinema of Africa, the Caribbean, and the diaspora. Join us in this global edit-a-thon, by helping to create or expand articles which are connected to this scope. Also remember to list your name under the participants section.

On English Wikipedia, we would be recognizing participants in the following manner:

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For further information about the contest, the recognition categories and how to participate, please visit the contest page here. For further inquiries, please leave comments on the contest talkpage or on the main project talkpage. See you around :).--Jamie Tubers (talk) 00:50, 30 September 2019 (UTC)

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Libya Wikiproject revampEdit

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The Bugle: Issue CLXII, October 2019Edit

 
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2019 US Banknote ContestEdit

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November-December 2019

There are an estimated 30,000 different varieties of United States banknotes, yet only a fraction of these are represented on Wikimedia Commons in the form of 2D scans. Additionally, Colonial America, the Confederate States, the Republic of Texas, multiple states and territories, communities, and private companies have issued banknotes that are in the public domain today but are absent from Commons.

In the months of November and December, WikiProject Numismatics will be running a cross-wiki upload-a-thon, the 2019 US Banknote Contest. The goal of the contest is to increase the number of US banknote images available to content creators on all Wikimedia projects. Participants will claim points for uploading and importing 2D scans of US banknotes, and at the end of the contest all will receive awards. Whether you want to claim the Gold Wiki or you just want to have fun, all are invited to participate.


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I've lifted the autoblock. There were only 8 hours left on the autoblock anyway, and it looks pretty obvious behaviorally that you and "Yeetmastersuprme" are unrelated. Mz7 (talk) 07:09, 22 October 2019 (UTC)


ThanksEdit

  The Signpost Barnstar
for all the good stuff Smallbones(smalltalk) 00:53, 1 November 2019 (UTC)
@Smallbones: Thanks for the opportunity. If it's all the same to you, I might linger around more often to contribute to ITM or the news. -Indy beetle (talk) 01:27, 1 November 2019 (UTC)
Definitely! ITM is a very good way to get some ideas and keep on top of things (from a non-Wikipedian's POV - which all us "insiders" need). News stories from the inside view (N&N, Discussion report, etc) is our weak point right now. We could use 3 people doing that! Smallbones(smalltalk) 01:34, 1 November 2019 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLXIII, November 2019Edit

 
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DYK for Siege of MasakaEdit

 On 19 November 2019, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Siege of Masaka, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that soldiers were reduced to eating rats during the Siege of Masaka? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Siege of Masaka. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Siege of Masaka), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

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Books & Bytes – Issue 36Edit

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Precious anniversaryEdit

Precious
 
Three years!

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Your GA nomination of Jyles CogginsEdit

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Your GA nomination of Jyles CogginsEdit

The article Jyles Coggins you nominated as a good article has passed  ; see Talk:Jyles Coggins for comments about the article. Well done! If the article has not already been on the main page as an "In the news" or "Did you know" item, you can nominate it to appear in Did you know. Message delivered by Legobot, on behalf of G. Moore -- G. Moore (talk) 14:41, 11 December 2019 (UTC)

Stop Vandalising Atrocities in Congo Free State PageEdit

If you believe my contributions are not suited well to the text, feel free to rephrase them. Do not blatantly remove information.

131.111.5.153 (talk) 04:54, 12 December 2019 (UTC)

I'm not "vandalising" the article. You're adding information without a proper citation, and so I'm removing it because otherwise its information that is not verified. I would not be removing the entirety of your contribution if it were not for that problem. -Indy beetle (talk) 04:57, 12 December 2019 (UTC)
You could have taken this to the talk page rather then remove the entire content just because it doesn't fit to your narrative. It is getting harder to AGF with you.

131.111.5.153 (talk) 05:00, 12 December 2019 (UTC)

Um, please do tell me what my "narrative" is, and why the info you were adding "doesn't fit" into it. I was acting in according with principles of WP:VERIFY. However, seeing as the source has been located (I was confused because the sfn you were using had a different year than the Journal article you alluded to), I don't think this is an issue anymore. -Indy beetle (talk) 05:10, 12 December 2019 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLXIV, December 2019Edit

 
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Your GA nomination of Battle of Gayaza HillsEdit

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Belated holiday greetingsEdit

Belated holiday greetings. Merry Christmas and happy new year.
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Your GA nomination of Uganda–Tanzania WarEdit

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Your GA nomination of Uganda–Tanzania WarEdit

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Battle of KageraEdit

This is an amazing *series* of articles, all high quality!! Great work!! I understand you're dealing with assorted sources of varying quality, and I haven't checked my copy of A&H yet, but as far as I know there's no such thing as a "SAM 6" shoulder-fired SAM. Yes there's the SA-6, the Soviet system, tracked, but what seems much more likely is the SA-7 Grail. Hope this is helpful (and doesn't just repeat what you've already found!!). Buckshot06 (talk) 10:48, 9 January 2020 (UTC)

Congratulations from the Military History ProjectEdit

  Military history reviewers' award
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AutoblockEdit

 
This user's unblock request has been reviewed by an administrator, who accepted the request.

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Request reason:

Autoblocked because your IP address was recently used by "WatchOutFacts". The reason given for WatchOutFacts's block is: "Persistent addition of unsourced content".</nowiki>

Accept reason:

Autoblock was not intended for this user, lifted per below discussion. ST47 (talk) 02:39, 11 January 2020 (UTC)

@Indy beetle: Do you have any other Wikipedia accounts? There is a lot of overlap with other accounts on the same IP addresses that you use. ST47 (talk) 01:26, 11 January 2020 (UTC)
@ST47: No, I'm honestly surprised that there is so much editing activity from this address. I'm editing from a university, so its possible that if you put enough young people together on the same internet network some of them will take to Wikipedia. -Indy beetle (talk) 02:11, 11 January 2020 (UTC)
@Indy beetle: Yeah, it actually wasn't the University connection I was interested in - I expect a pretty high level of activity from those sorts of addresses. I was wondering if there was any reason why you might seem to be connected to @Willthacheerleader18:? ST47 (talk) 02:17, 11 January 2020 (UTC)
@ST47: I know them in real life, and sometime we edit at the same location. I've also collaborated with them on a few things - Carl von In der Maur comes to mind. -Indy beetle (talk) 02:25, 11 January 2020 (UTC)
Well, the autoblock definitely wasn't intended for you, so I'll get that lifted. Try not to vote at the same debate as them anymore, though, eh? That's only one of many pages where you have both edited at very close to the same time. ST47 (talk) 02:38, 11 January 2020 (UTC)
@ST47: Thank you. For the record about voting in debates with them, I understand there are grounds for concerns regarding meatpuppetry, but I stand by my rationale for my votes and never voted for anything other than what I thought was correct. As such there are times where I've voted differently from them. -Indy beetle (talk) 07:18, 11 January 2020 (UTC)

The Bugle: Issue CLXV, January 2020Edit

 
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Can you take a look atEdit

The "In the media" article for this month? Any and all help would be appreciated, down to finishing up the whole thing. There's big story coming in right now and I'll take an hour to get it into some shape, but ITM needs lots more and I really don't have time right now. Smallbones(smalltalk) 21:31, 20 January 2020 (UTC)

@Smallbones: Alright, Ill see what I can do. -Indy beetle (talk) 21:41, 20 January 2020 (UTC)